Turkey introduces new electronic payment system TROY

Turkey is introducing a new electronic card payment clearing system called TROY, the InterBank Card Centre (BKM) announced on Thursday. Electronic payment cards...

Salt therapy room good for respiratory diseases

For the last two years, a salt therapy room in Istanbul's Beykoz district has attracted more than 5,000 people. As an alternative ...

Transformation of Ottoman coffeehouses to the present

Coffehouses started to spread in Istanbul after 1554 when the first two coffeehouses opened in the city. First, the Ottoman administration did...

Turkish professor, Aziz Sancar, part of the team that wins Nobel Chemistry Prize

Aziz Sancar, a Turkish professor at the University of North Carolina, wins Nobel Chemistry Prize along with Tomas Lindahl and Paul Modrich, with...

Plastic waste to be converted into shelters for street animals

The Kucukcekmece Municipality of Istanbul has signed a protocol envisaging plastic waste to be collected systematically and turned into shelters for street...

Season of romance welcomed with all colors of nature

As the best season to see how nature bids farewell to old ones and sows the seeds of new comings, fall...

A Turkish couple spent their wedding day feeding 4,000 Syrian refugees

A Turkish couple who got married last week invited 4,000 Syrian refugees to celebrate with them. Fethullah Uzumcuoglu and Esra Polat tied the knot...

Discovery of amulet changes history of Ephesus

The History of the ancient city of Ephesus was believed to have stretched back 8,000 years ago, but the discovery of an amulet...

10 best activities in Turkey to do for less than $300

Our jury of experts have picked the 10 best activities in Turkey that you can do by spending as little as $7.50....

Butterfly Valley lures nature enthusiasts with its ravishing landscape

Hidden among steep cliffs as high as 350 meters, Butterfly Valley in the touristic Fethiye district attracts great attraction due to its spectacular landscape...

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